Feb 5, 2013 12:35am PST
was held hostage for seven grueling days. president obama praised the fbi on the daring raid that safely freed the little boy. with the details still unfolding we would like to welcome gio benitez to the broadcast for the first time with the latest from midland, alabama. >> reporter: a happy ending in alabama where the boy kidnapped from a school bus is safe. a new picture of five-year-old ethan. >> i have been to the hospital. i have visited with ethan. he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating. the things that you would expect a normal five to six-year-old young man to do. >> reporter: the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. abc news learned authorities inserted a camera into the bunker and monster his movements. they positioned the s.w.a.t. team near the entrance and used an explosives charge to get into the bunker and neutralize dykes. >> the fbi feared the child was in eminent danger and rescued the child. >> reporter: last tuesday he boarded a school bus and threatened the kids. >> he is threat tong kill us all or something. >> reporter: dykes allegedly sho
Feb 6, 2013 12:35am PST
controversy over the obama administration's use of drone missiles. the document concludes the u.s. can order the killing of american citizens abroad if they're believed to be senior operational leaders of al qaeda. now opponents say the policy goes way too far. what do you think? should the government be given wide berth when it comes to national security? or does this policy violate civil liberties? you can tell us what you think on the "nightline" facebook page or tweet us at "nightline."
Feb 8, 2013 12:35am EST
long-haired youth living in a vegetarian co-op but now calls obama care fascism. he is a health conscious vegan who has no problem selling pork sausage or genetically modified foods. while his stores aim for a low carbon footprint and sell only sustainable fish, he doesn't believe in manmade global warming. >> i don't think we necessarily know it's been caused by man, human-caused industrialization of carbon dioxide. i'm not a climate scientist, i'm not a climate expert. i'm just a fairly well-read guy who reads both sides of an issue. >> reporter: the head of a coal company says i really don't believe in man-made climate change, it's not news. the head of whole foods says that -- >> well, i've read four or five books on global warming. the average person forms their opinion after reading how many books? i'd say zero. >> reporter: now before conservatives start to swoon, you should know he takes $1 a year in salary as a statement on income inequality. he equates modern hamburger production with the evils of slavery and denying women the right to vote. >> i think people will look